It appears that the general consensus is that the more something is forbidden, the more people want to do it.

The more things are forbidden, the more popular they become. - Mark Twain

Sin is not hurtful because it is forbidden, but it is forbidden because it is hurtful. - Benjamin Franklin

Forbidden things have a secret charm. - Publius Cornelius Tacitus

We are ever striving after what is forbidden, and coveting what is denied us. - Ovid

Forbidden pleasures alone are loved immoderately; when lawful, they do not excite desire. - Quintilian

A book whose sale's forbidden all men rush to see, and prohibition turns one reader into three. - Italian proverb

There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable. - Mark Twain

Each of us has to find out for himself what is permitted and what is forbidden - forbidden for him. - Hermann Hesse

For my world is as forbidden as it is fragile; without its mysteries it cannot survive.
- Memoirs of a Geisha

There is a maxim about the universe which I always tell my students: That which is not explicitly forbidden is guaranteed to occur. - Lawrence M. Krauss

Forbidden fruit always tastes the best. - Swedish proverbPerhaps we go to the forbidden door or window willingly because we understand that a time comes when we must go whether we want to or not...and not just to look, but to be pushed through. - Stephen King

One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Forbid us something, and that thing we desire. - Geoffrey Chaucer

There are three ways to get something done: do it yourself, hire someone, or forbid your kids to do it. - Mona Crane

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